Maurya Simon (Author)
Red Hen Press
March 01, 2004
6.0 X 0.3 X 8.8 inches | 0.3 pounds
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About the Author
Maurya Simon has published nine poetry volumes, including Ghost Orchid, a 2004 National Book Award nominee, and Cartographies, published in October 2008. Simon's ninth volume, THE RAINDROP'S GOSPEL, will be published in 2010 by Elixir Press. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright/Indo-American Foundation, and the American Academy in Rome. She has also been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators (Sweden), and Hawthornden Castle (Scotland). Her poems have been translated into Spanish, Farsi, French, Bengali, and Rumanian. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside.